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Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Capture the Magnificent Glory of Ships at Sea

Polish painter Marek Rużyk creates beautiful seascapes and marine art in the grand tradition of the Romantic era. Reminiscent of 19th-century artists like Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, these oil paintings portray the elegance and majesty of ships at sea.<p>Rużyk's work is characterized by his …

Photographer Creates Enchanting Fairytale Photos with Real Wild Animals

Russian photographer Olga Barantseva imagines a wondrous world through her fairytale photography. Most notably, her magical-feeling images feature real animals that interact with beautiful models. Although the furry companions include wolves and foxes, there’s one creature whose big presence steals …

10 Avant-Garde Artists Whose Rainbow Art Installations Will Mesmerize You

Whether site-specific or designed with any venue in mind, installation art has the ability to transform its surroundings and invite viewers to observe art from new perspectives. In addition to size and material, installation artists love to experiment with color. One tonal trend that has taken the …

Holographic Hair Trend Has Women Adding Metallic Shine to Ordinary Locks

If 2016 and 2017 have taught us anything, it’s that our coifs double as unexpected canvases for amazing hair art. One of the latest in creative hair trends is being called <i>holographic hair</i>. Using a blonde base and unconventional coloring, women are dyeing their strands with multifaceted metallic and …

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First House Ever Designed by Gaudí to Open as a Museum in Barcelona

The father of Catalan Modernism, Antoni Gaudí, is finally getting his own museum in the newly renovated Casa Vicens. The building, Gaudí's first house, is considered one of the first examples of Art Nouveau architecture and has been closed since 2015 while being refitted as a museum. This World …

Lifelike ‘Succulent Cakes’ Turn Prickly Plants into Delicious Desserts

Just last month, we developed a sweet tooth for the spring-themed buttercream creations of Instagram’s best bakers, like Jakarta-based Ivenoven. In addition to her floral treats, Ivenoeven also celebrates nature with her lush and lifelike succulent cakes.<p>Much like her flower cakes, Ivenoven’s …

Energetic Large-Scale Paintings of Splashing Ocean Waves

With an admiration for the ocean and a penchant for painting, Sydney-based artist Vanessa Mae creates large-scale studies of splashing ocean waves. Using acrylic paint, she creates depictions of waves that are paradoxically both realistic and deeply abstract.<p>Each of Mae’s larger-than-life paintings …

Surreal Ceramic Sculpture Captures the Carefree Bliss of Falling in Love

It’s safe to say that we’re big fans of artist Johnson Tsang’s work. Earlier this year, we featured a collection of his mind-bending porcelain sculptures, and he even took over our Instagram for a weekend. Tsang is a prolific creator, and it seems like he’s always working on a new, exciting project …

Black Mirrored Floor Makes Bookstore Entrance Look Like a Circular Tunnel of Books

Literature lovers, here’s another shop to add to your bookstore bucket list. Located in Zhen Yuan, China, Yangzhou Zhongshuge has an interior design that feels like something out of the movie <i>Inception</i>. The dizzying space contains a grand optical illusion that you only see once you’ve set foot …

Interview: Photographer Captures the Vibrant Pulse of 1970’s Disco in New York

It’s easy to feel the pulsing disco beats and red hot energy in photographer Meryl Meisler‘s collection of images. Her work weaves a tale of New York’s 1970’s unparalleled nightlife scene. As a young artist in her 20’s, Meisler spent the 70’s out on the town, camera in tow, ready to capture any …

Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2017 Open Competition Revealed

From over 105,000 entries, ten photographs were selected as winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open competition. The 2017 winners were judged to have the best single photograph across 10 different categories. The prestigious contest, run by the World Photography Organisation, raises the …

Charming Watercolor Illustrations Explore the Simple Moments of Love

Inspired by everyday instances of love, South Korean artist Puuung illustrates the little things that make real relationships great. In her ongoing series, <i>Love Is,</i> Puuung charmingly presents the small yet special moments that ordinary couples often share.<p>Rendered in soft washes of watercolor, …

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San Francisco’s Candy-Colored Houses Celebrate Arrival of Spring

Finally, spring has sprung! As the long-awaited flowers bloom and the snow melts away, we say “goodbye” to the gloom and “hello” to the sunny shades of the season—a palette that is perpetually present in San Francisco’s charming, candy-colored houses. In his polychromatic feed, Instagram user …

30 Blooming Flower Cakes for an Artfully Delicious Way to Welcome Spring

As of March 20, spring has officially sprung. The days are growing longer and the flowers will soon bloom, making it reason enough to celebrate this glorious time of year. Even if you’re now dealing with frigid temperatures, you can still enjoy the start of spring thanks to some artful sweet …

Innovative ‘Plan Bee’ Drone Artificially Pollinates Plants Like a Real Bee

Earlier this year, major news hit the conservation world as several species of bees were listed as endangered. The news serves as a grave reminder to help restore the rapidly declining bee population; the small insects play a crucial part in our world by pollinating plants. In North America alone, …

Swirling Liquid Photography Resembles Blooming Flowers Frozen in Time

Aqueous forms and shapes fascinate photographer Mark Mawson, a fact that’s evident throughout his portfolio. From <i>Aqueous Electreau</i> to <i>Aqueous Dresses</i>, his works display pastel and fluorescent-colored paint pigments as they dissipate into fluid. In Mawson’s recent liquid photography series called</i> …

Loving Father’s Sweet Photos of His Kids Capture the Magic of Childhood

The last time we checked in with photographer Adrian C. Murray, he was busy photographing the bond between his 2 young sons and their beloved teddy bear. Since then, the family has welcomed a baby girl to the family, who, along with her brothers, is the subject of Murray’s magical photographs.<p>In …

Artist Creates Glow-in-the-Dark Paintings That Come to Life in the Dark

Italian artist Cristoforo Scorpiniti, better known as Crisco Art, is back with more glow in the dark paintings that reveal surprises when the lights go out. Primarily focusing on dreamy landscapes and animals, he uses glow in the dark paint to great effect, creating depth and shadows that only …

25+ Creative Pie Crusts that Turn the Dessert into a Delicious Work of Art

The best holidays revolve around food, and the <i>very</i> best feature dessert as the centerpiece of the day. On March 14—also known as 3.14—there’s a celebration for Pi, the mathematical constant that just happens to be approximated as 3.14. Since “Pi” is pronounced like “pie,” people honor the homophone …

Flexible LEGO Tape Allows You to Build Anywhere, Even Upside Down

LEGOs are beloved plastic blocks, but they come with a distinct building challenge. The number of surfaces that they can be constructed upon is limited, as the pieces themselves are rigid and non-adhesive. Design studio Nimuno has created a flexible solution to this problem with their brilliant …

Ethereal “Sea of Clouds” Cloaks Japan in a Pastel-Colored Fog

Japan might be best known for its bright lights of Tokyo, but other areas of the country are equally as stunning. Photography enthusiast Kazuki Sato proves that you don’t need to be among its bustling capital city to be enthralled by Japan’s beauty. His ethereal cloud photography showcases the …

New Porcelain Sculptures That Merge Female Forms With Elements of Nature by Juliette Clovis | Colossal

<p>French artist Juliette Clovis (previously) works primarily with female busts, mutating the forms to adopt animal or floral-based characteristics. …

Origami artist folds life into imaginative paper creatures

Mariano Zavala can do amazing things with a piece of paper. With a few precise folds, one mottled gray sheet becomes a regal elephant. Creative …

Artist Paints Realistically Detailed Animals on Smooth Stones

For self-described “stone artist” Akie Nakata, rocks are more than meets the eye. Foregoing the use of conventional canvases for a more organic approach, Nakata paints realistic and minutely detailed animal depictions on the surface of smooth stones.<p>From owl chicks to otters, Nakata dabbles in a …

Lose Yourself in the Eerie GIFs of DarkAngelØne

Fabrics and textures come to life in these surreal animated portraits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>When I was young, someone once told me that different materials could convey different emotions. In his new series, <i>poison</i>, DarkAngelØne proves that the adage …

David Bloch Gallery Presents the Exhibition of Sebastien Preschoux Art in Marrakech

February 27, 2017<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>What is it that inspires an artist to create tirelessly, and what new roads can impatience, triggered by …

Artist Spotlight: Intricate Drawings Featuring Star Wars, Mad Max, And More From Jason Buchwitz

Here is a collection of intricate drawings from artist Jason Buchwitz.<p>Buchwitz is an illustrator and art director at Capcom, but here is a wonderful …

100+ Artists Try To Show What Depression Looks Like And Some Results Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Life is not always easy. Sometimes it's crushing, dark and sad. Take a look at 100+ artworks by various artists and see how they feel or imagine …

I Create Pencil Drawings That Take A Lifetime To Draw

My name is Monika Sutkute, originally Lithuanian, I am an illustrator based in London and graduate of Chelsea College of Art & Design, the University …

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Strikingly Candid Celebrity Portraits from the 1970s and 1980s

Photographer Norman Seeff has snapped portraits for nearly 50 years, and during that long tenure, he’s taken pictures that have achieved legendary status. Even if you aren’t familiar with him as a photographer, you’ve undoubtedly seen his work before—particularly the images shot during the 1970s …